A loan of $525 helped purchase cartons of : sides of pork , sausage, chicken legs, chicken wings.

Nambou's story

L. is a client of HOPE Congo. She is 37 years old, married and mother of 4 children aged between 5 and 16 years.

Seeing that the wages of her husband were not enough to support the expenses of her family and children, as well as the expenses of their schooling, she decided to begin an activity in 2007. With the sum of 40,000 frs, she opened a restaurant with a specialty of grilled beef, chicken leg and fish.

With the new loan, she intends to buy of the 2 cartons of beef steak, 3 cartons of chicken leg, and a carton of fish, an oil can of 25 liters, spices and maniocs.

Her sales are considerable, with daily incomes of 30.000frs to70.000 frs, she has also a good return and she is in the process of saving to grow and open a large restaurant.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Mark Latour

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